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EasyEnvelopes review: When you absolutely, positively have to use snail mail

Save yourself from the headaches of printing on envelopes with EasyEnvelopes.

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Write or Die review: Write, or be punished for your crimes

It's easy for aspiring writers to give up simply because there's no pressure to write. Write or Die goads you towards literary succees by displaying obnoxious stimuli when you fail to meet your goals.

Scenario review: Get more out of AppleScript

Scenario allows for scripts to run when system events occur.

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Review: AwayFind lets eagerly anticipated emails find you

AwayFind notifies you via voice, text, or push notification when you receive important email messages. It's easy to use and works well, but it can't anticipate email's surprises.

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TicToc review: A tracker for when time is money

TicToc is a time-tracking Mac app with the ability to export its results.

Mac Gems: TaskAgent lets you sync and edit lists using Dropbox

TaskAgent is an inexpensive and easy-to-use list and task manager that syncs (using Dropbox) with matching iOS apps.

Must-have software for college students

Fire up the new school year with these powerful and essential tools.

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Mac Gems: MYStuff Pro 2.0 a flexible inventory database

MYStuff Pro is a database for cataloging all kinds of stuff.

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Review: Notable.ac lets teachers and students share slides and notes

Notable.ac makes it easier to share notes and make comments. It's a much better solution than having dozen (or hundreds) of people trying to copy the teacher's slides by hand.

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Mac Gems: ReadKit could make you forget about Google Reader

Miss Google Reader? ReadKit could be a great new way to keep up with the news.

LuckReader for Mac review: no-frills approach to RSS feeds

Still looking for a replacement for Google Reader? LuckReader is good if you're looking for a no-nonsense app.

LittleIpsum review: Adds placeholder text with just a couple of clicks

LittleIpsum generates "lorem ipsum" placeholder text in an instant, and it does it well.

Mac Gems: Noted a nicely-organized note-taking app

Noted doesn't have a lot of features, but it is easy to use.